- If you do open a new window or new tab (with either the TARGET attribute or a script), then add a label that the link will open a new window/tab. Many users (on both screen readers and visual browsers) are confused when they do not realize a new window is open and are unable to use the “Back” button.
- Avoid disabling scroll bars and resizing options—readers with low vision may need to resize windows to accommodate larger text.
- Accessify.com provides a tutorial on creating an accessible pop-up window. However, this method should be tested before it’s used on a Penn State Web site.
- Provide both a regular link and a pop-up link when possible.